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Does a work permit count as a residence permit?

16.09.2021

The work permit or work permit exemption granted in accordance with International Labor Law No. 6735 replaces the residence permit in accordance with Article 27 of the Law No. 6458. However, work permits issued to International Protection Applicants, Conditional Refugee and Temporary Protection statuses do not replace residence permits.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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To which banks can we pay the fee for the work permit?

16.09.2021

Banks where fees can be paid are:

– T.C. Ziraat Bankası

– T. Vakıflar Bankası

– T. Halk Bankası

Payments made to another bank, tax offices or online, other than the branches of the specified banks, will not be considered valid. Fee receipt for the payment will not be submitted by the Ministry. If the requested fee and valuable paper fee is not paid within 30 days from the notification date, the work permit application is canceled.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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After the work permit expires, the foreign person must leave the country within 10 days. Can I apply for a work permit for a different employer from the system without obtaining a new residence within this period?

15.09.2021

Since they do not have a current residence address, they cannot apply in Turkey. However, if a new residence is obtained, he/she can apply domestically, and if the residence is not obtained, he/she can apply abroad.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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Does the foreign person whose work permit application is rejected have the right to object?

15.09.2021

The Ministry of Family and Social Services notifies the foreign person or the employer, if any, of the decision regarding the rejection of the request for a work permit or its extension, the cancellation of the work permit or the expiration of the work permit. Objections to the decisions to be made by the Ministry can be made within thirty (30) days from the date of notification. In case of rejection of the objection, an administrative jurisdiction may be resorted.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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Who are the foreign persons who do not need a Work Permit?

15.09.2021 

Those who have received or are entitled to receive a Blue Card within the framework of Article 28 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901, those who are citizens of another state but are also Turkish citizens, (Law No. 5718 article 4) in accordance with the International Labor Law No. 6735, foreign persons specified in other laws or in bilateral or multilateral agreements or international agreements to which Turkey is a party can work or be employed without a work permit.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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How will the work permit cancellation/termination process be carried out if the foreign person for whom a work permit has been obtained does not start work or leaves the work after starting?

14.09.2021

Employer applications regarding the cancellation of work permits issued by the Ministry will be made online through the system. The cancellation request will be processed if the petition signed by the employer or his/her representative (the date and reason of leave must be specified in the petition) is uploaded to the system as a PDF document. Cancellation applications will be executed by entering the system via e-government, entering the “Application Procedures menu” from the Finalized Applications tab, and clicking the “End Permission” button on the post-authorization process screen. The petition uploaded to the system will not be sent to the Ministry in paper form.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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Our work permit request in Turkey was rejected, can we reapply?

14.09.2021

For foreigners whose work permit request is rejected, it is possible to re-apply for a work permit if the deficiency for the rejection is corrected.

What is the authority for complaints in case of rejection of work permit requests?

Against the decisions to be taken by the Ministry regarding the rejection of the request for granting or extension of the work permit, the cancellation of the work permit or the expiration of the work permit, the relevant parties can object within thirty days from the date of notification. Objections are made online through the system, and annotated petitions and documents regarding the objection must be uploaded to the system. In cases where the objection is rejected by the Ministry, an administrative jurisdiction may be resorted.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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I lost my work permit, how can I get a new one?

14.09.2021

 If your valid work permit is lost/stolen or destroyed in an unusable manner, you can request a reprint of the work permit by logging into the system via e-government and clicking the “New Card Request” button on the “Application Processes menu” Finalized Applications tab/post-permission transactions screen.

If your request is deemed appropriate, you will be requested by e-mail to deposit half of the valuable paper fee and the work permit fee. If you deposit the specified amounts, your new work permit will be printed and sent to your workplace address. You can apply to the Ministry with a written petition for your work permits that are not registered in the e-permit system

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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What are the rights of a foreign person if he/she gets sick or has a work accident while working in a job with a work permit?

13.09.2021

In this regard, there is no difference between citizens of the Republic of Turkey and foreign persons having a valid work permit. In this case, the provisions of the relevant legislation are applied.

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Source: Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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VAT application in Tours organized from Turkey to Abroad 

13.09.2021

Since services such as food and beverage, accommodation, transportation, guidance, trip and health are provided abroad for those who participate in tours organized abroad by travel agencies residing in Turkey, and passengers benefit from these services abroad, these services are not subject to VAT in Turkey. However, domestic services provided to those participating in the tour organization are subject to VAT.

Therefore, VAT is not applied to the costs and amounts shown in the documents of these services, provided that the service fees purchased from abroad related to the tour activity are documented within the framework of the Tax Procedure Law No. 213.

In the invoice to be issued to the customers by the travel agency, the entire price constituting the service provision is shown. However, VAT is calculated over the remaining amount after deducting the service fees abroad.

On the other hand, if the cost of passenger transportation abroad is invoiced separately or the cost of transportation is shown separately in the invoice to be issued, this fee is exempt from VAT in accordance with Article 14 of the Law No. 3065.

Example: (A) The sum of the fees obtained by the travel agency due to the tour activities organized in April/2013 is 50.000 TL. Expenses related to services such as accommodation, food and beverage, and guidance purchased by the company from abroad for its customers during this trip have been documented with documents in accordance with the Tax Procedure Law No. 213. The total of such expenses is 15.000 TL, and the total of the ticket costs for transportation is 20.000 TL.

In this transaction,

15.000 + 20.000 = 35.000 TL Not subject to VAT

VAT is calculated over 50.000 – 35.000 = 15.000 TL.

However, in order to be able to carry out the transaction in this way, the company must separately show the amount of expenses incurred abroad and the cost of transportation on the invoices to be issued to its customers, and calculate the tax on the remaining amount.

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Source: Revenue Administration of Republic of Turkey – Translated by Karen Audit – The rights of this translation belong to KarenAudit and unauthorized use is prohibited.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither Karen Audit nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.


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